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  • URANIUM: Denison publishes PFS for Wheeler River

    September 25, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Denison Mines Corp. of Toronto has the results of the pre-feasibility study for its flagship Wheeler River uranium project in the Athabasca Basin. The PFS considers simultaneous development of the Phoenix and Gryphon deposits. The high grade Phoenix

  • URANIUM: More high grades from Fission’s PLS

    September 25, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Fission Uranium of Kelowna, B.C., has drilled nine more high grade holes at its Patterson Lake South uranium project near the southwest rim of the Athabasca Basin. All the holes were drilled in the R780E zone of the

  • PHOSPHATE: Arianne signs formal offtake agreement

    September 25, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Headquartered in Chicoutimi, Que., Arianne Phosphate has signed its first formal offtake agreement for high purity phosphate concentrate from its Lac a Paul mine. The concentrate will be shipped to the buyer’s plant to be processed into downstream

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    HUMAN RESOURCES: MiHR to help new Canadians enter mining industry

    September 25, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    OTTAWA – The Mining Industry Human Resources Council has launched its Mining Professional Immigrant Network (M-PIN). This is a free network that will help Ontario mine employers connect in person and online with internationally trained professionals in search of employment

  • TRAINING: Immersive Technologies simulators build remote operator skills

    September 25, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    INDONESIA  – Freeport McMoRan (FMI) in Indonesia is using training simulators from Immersive Technologies to prepare operators for Caterpillar’s semi-autonomous load-haul-dump operations with Cat Command for Underground. Command for Underground automates the tramming and dumping component of an underground loader’s load-haul-dump cycle.

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    Anglo American has its eye on Angola

    September 25, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Commodities giant Anglo American (LON:AAL) has applied for exploration concessions to explore for base metals in Angola. “We believe there is geological potential in Angola and have noted with interest the recent changes, including the release of a new Mining Code and

  • GOLD: Barrick to buy Randgold creating $18B company

    September 24, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Barrick Gold has made an all-share offer worth US$6 billion for Randgold Resources. The merger, subject to the approval of both companies’ shareholders, will create an industry leading gold miner with a combined market cap of US$18 billion.

  • GOLD-COPPER: Seabridge confirms reserves data, extends Iron Cap deposit at KSM

    September 24, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Despite early delays due to forest fires and inclement weather, Seabridge Gold of Toronto is meeting its objectives at the KSM project 65 km northwest of Stewart. Confirmation work was done to ensure the project is ready

  • GOLD-SILVER: Pretium to repurchase precious metals stream

    September 24, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Vancouver-based Pretium Resources has announced its intention to repurchase the whole of the callable 8% gold and silver stream at the end of this year. The stream was sold as part of the construction finance package for

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    SAFETY: MSS goes to international competion

    September 24, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TIMMINS, Ont. – Mine Safety Solutions is proudly showing off its new MSS5 safety gloves at the 2018 International Mine Rescue Competition, taking place in Russia this week. MSS strives to make worksites safer with a fresh approach to safety

  • Northern Vertex becomes newest gold producer in US

    September 24, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Northern Vertex Mining Corp.’s (TSXV: NEE; US-OTC: NHVCF) open pit heap leach Moss mine in Arizona has reached commercial production. The gold-silver mine is expected to produce an average of over 50,000 gold equivalent ounces a year over the first

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    MUSEUM: Britannia to mount mill show

    September 20, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITANNIA BEACH, B.C. – The Britannia Mine Museum has unveiled the concept design for its upcoming mill show experience. This will be a new feature attraction and immersive multi-sensory show that will bring the building back to life. The attraction